JulieSlama
JulieSlama,
Yale ‘18
B.A., Economics, , Ethics, , Political Science and Government
I am currently a freshman at Yale, majoring in Ethics, Politics, & Economics.
Features Included
2
Essays
4
Schools
4
Scores
6
Advice
3
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Peru, Nebraska
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)
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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
905 Words
Overcoming personal struggle, Reaching a goal
Throughout elementary and middle school, my life revolved around being invisible, because if I remained invisible, no one could make fun of me for having a terrible haircut, a ruddy face, and, worst of all, for being intelligent. Words such as nerd, freak, and dweeb were thrown at me on a daily basis by kids who simply didn’t understand the power of such phrases. In the beginning of high school, my goal remained the same, stay invisible and stay...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
502 Words
As my eyes wandered from President Obama to the examples of grandeur in the White House, including the presidential portraits in golden frames and rooms decorated with one color apiece, I realized how lucky I was to have been selected for such an incredible program. Girls Nation, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, is a week-long summer program for rising high school seniors. Before a student is selected for Girls Nation, they must first attend Girls State, held in their...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
134 Words
Interviews for the Ivy League schools typically differ greatly from school to school, even interviewer to interviewer. For example, my interview for Georgetown was two hours long and very professional. It was so nerve-wrecking, I ended up sweating through my...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
99 Words
Scholarships are perhaps one of the most under-used ways to pay for college. During my senior year, my part-time job was applying for scholarships. I scoured the resources offered by...
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How to increase chances at my school
112 Words
Ivies like Yale receive tens of thousands of applications each year, typically from students who are all very well-qualified. Eighty percent of the students who try to get into those types of universities have...
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My advice about getting recommenders
91 Words
I obtained recommendation letters from just about every person that was important in my high school career. My teachers were more than happy to write great things...
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What set me apart from other applicants
87 Words
What set me apart from other applicants was the fact that I had overcome my small-town background to participate in opportunities typically only granted to students...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
76 Words
Yale had been my dream since kindergarten, and the only thing that stood in the way of me attending the institution after being...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field (Recruited), Volleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesFuture Business Leaders of America (FBLA), American Red Cross, National Honor Society
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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